Tim Dahl

Luxury Property Specialist 805-886-2211

About Tim Dahl

Tim Dahl, Luxury Home Specialist, a life long California resident, Santa Barbara homeowner and active real estate investor in two states. In the world of high-end real estate, expertise, commitment and impeccable service are just the beginning of Tim’s pledge to his clients.

Choosing an agent for life requires the ability to create an enjoyable, seemingly effortless experience every step of the way. For over thirty four years, Tim has drawn on his exceptional abilities to represent upscale buyers and sellers in the most desirable markets in the world: Montecito, Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez and Beverly Hills California. He consistently ranks in the top percentage of Realtors nationwide.

Over the years, Tim has amassed a network of contacts across the local markets and the country. As a holder of a Transnational Referral Certification (TRC), he has access to a global network of some two million agents. Because estates in the Santa Barbara area are so coveted by upscale buyers worldwide, Tim has the ability to reach out to those agent’s outside of his local market and worldwide.

Tim understands the mindsets and concerns and confidentiality of his clients. One of his most powerful fortes is his easygoing charisma, something that not only makes for pleasurable client collaborations but also helps him craft rewarding outcomes for all parties involved. He’s also able to connect his clients with proven professional resources, including Business managers, Entertainment Industry Professionals,  CPA’s, attorney’s and lenders to name a few.

Tim is interested in the quality of your transaction, not the quantity of them all.

“Coming together is a Beginning, keeping together is a process, working together is a success.” -Henry Ford

Senior Leadership Team

John Nisbet
Manager- Montecito & Santa Barbara
805.698.7113 John moved to Santa Barbara in 1978 to attend UCSB and play on their nationally ranked men’s volleyball team. A 35 year veteran of the real estate industry, John’s career spans real estate syndication, commercial and residential income property, property management, and residential brokerage. He also managed the SB Association of REALTORS. John received the President’s Award for Managerial Excellence in 2014, and his offices earned Premier Office status every year under his leadership. John lives with his wife Gina, youngest son Colter, and their 2 Bernese Mountain dogs. His two adult children also reside in Santa Barbara. CalBRE#: 00827103
Robert Reffkin
Founder & CEO
Prior to Compass Robert worked at Goldman Sachs as Chief of Staff to the President & COO following five years working in the firm’s private equity arm. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked at Lazard and McKinsey & Company. In 2005, he was appointed as a White House Fellow to serve as special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury. Robert is also the Founder of New York Needs You. He received a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University. Outside of work, he recently completed 50 marathons, one in each state, to raise $1 million for nonprofits.
Ori Allon
Founder & Executive Chairman
Prior to Compass Ori was the Director of Engineering at Twitter’s NYC office, after selling his prior company, Julpan, to Twitter in 2011. Previously, Google acquired his patented thesis work called Orion. During his time at Google, Ori led a search quality team that integrated the Orion technology and algorithms with the Google search engine. Ori earned his PhD in computer science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

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